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Seventy years on the frontier : Alexander Major's memoir of a lifetime on the border

Author: Alexander Majors; Prentiss Ingraham; Buffalo Bill
Publisher: Chicago ; New York : Rand, McNally & Co., Publ., ©1893.
Series: Rialto Series, no. 10
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Majors, Alexander, 1814-1900.
Seventy years on the frontier.
Chicago ; New York : Rand, McNally & Co., Publ., ©1893
(OCoLC)682485900
Named Person: Kit Carson; Kit Carson
Material Type: Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Majors; Prentiss Ingraham; Buffalo Bill
OCLC Number: 30063598
Notes: On cover: Rialto Series.
Description: 325, [3] pages : illustrations, portraits ; 20 cm.
Contents: Reminiscences of youth --
Missouri in its wild and uncultivated state --
A silver expedition --
The Mormons --
The Mormons' Mecca --
My first venture --
Faithful friends --
Our war with Mexico --
Doniphan's expedition --
The pioneer of frontier telegraphy --
An overland outfit --
Kit Carson --
Adventures of a trapper --
Trapping --
An adventure with Indians --
Crossing the plains --
"The Jayhawkers of 1849" --
Mirages --
The first stage into Denver --
The gold fever --
The overland mail --
The Pony Express and its brave riders --
The Battle of the Buffaloes --
The black bear --
The beaver --
A boy's trip overland --
The Denver of early days --
The Denver of to-day and its environs --
Buffalo Bill from boyhood to fame --
The Platte Valley --
Kansas City before the war --
The graves of pioneers --
Silver mining --
Wild West fruits --
How English capitalists got a foothold --
Montana's towns and cities --
California's great trees --
The flowers of the far West --
Colorado --
The surgeon scout --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Rialto Series, no. 10
Responsibility: by Alexander Major ; with a preface by "Buffalo Bill" (General W.F. Cody) ; edited by Colonel Prentiss Ingraham.

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